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  • DÉJÀ VU: On Abu Dhabi’s ‘aerotropolis’ ambitions.

    DÉJÀ VU: On Abu Dhabi’s ‘aerotropolis’ ambitions.

    As Kipp learns of the developments at Abu Dhabi’s ambitious Midfield Terminal project, we are eerily reminded of Dubai’s delay-prone but equally ambitious Al Maktoum International Airport…

    May 7, 2012 6:49
  • A NIFTY EXIT: Qatar brokers and Egypt's EFG Hermes

    A NIFTY EXIT: Qatar brokers and Egypt's EFG Hermes

    A joint venture, to be 60 percent owned by QInvest, will hold the Egyptian banks core businesses: asset management, research, brokerage and investment banking. Once the deal closes EFG shareholders will get a one-off dividend payout worth one third of EFG's current $1.1 billion market capitalisation.

    May 7, 2012 6:45
  • WARNING: Emerging economies can go backwards, too

    WARNING: Emerging economies can go backwards, too

    Emerging economies have made great strides, helped by sounder policies and unusually high commodity prices. But progress is not inevitable. Regression will bring the crises of the past says Ian Campbell.

    May 6, 2012 2:47
 
 
  • CRUEL SUMMER: Middle East fuel oil poised for tough months ahead

    CRUEL SUMMER: Middle East fuel oil poised for tough months ahead

    The Middle East fuel oil market is braced for a tightening third quarter as soaring power generation demand is set to curb Saudi Arabia's exports and Western sanctions could deprive the market of Iranian supplies.

    May 3, 2012 4:00
  • Egypt needs to do more to secure IMF aid

    Egypt needs to do more to secure IMF aid

    Egypt needs to do more to secure a $3.2 billion loan from the International Monetary Fund, including gathering broad political support and identifying other sources to finance its funding gap of up to $12 billion, an IMF official said on Wednesday.

    May 2, 2012 4:18
  • Investor ‘protection’: here we go again…

    Investor ‘protection’: here we go again…

    A proposed investor protection law does little to guarantee protection for real estate investors here in the UAE. Kipp isn’t terribly surprised…

    May 2, 2012 4:07
 
 
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